Archive for the February 2018 Category

Recovery: The invisible Partner in Running Success

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a high school runner training for the upcoming track season, or you just won the Austin Marathon with an Olympic qualifying time like our hometown hero Allison Macsas (2:43:11), the same rules apply: you need recovery just as much as you need

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Race Weekend is Here: How to Get it Right

As elite marathoner Caitlin Batten said earlier this week as she thought about the upcoming Austin Marathon (7:00 a.m. on February 18), “The marathon is a very tricky race to get right. For one thing, you can’t run multiple marathons back to back. So you really only

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Austin Marathon Elites and Their Race-Day Tips

One week out from one of the biggest races on the Austin Calendar: The Austin Marathon and Half Marathon. This year, the 2018 Austin Marathon has a total prize purse of $20,000. The marathon prize purse totals $15,000 and the half marathon prize purse totals $5,000. That’s

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Two Weeks to go Before the Austin Marathon: Time Your Peak

OK, so we’ve got a big one coming up: The Austin Marathon and Half Marathon on February 18.  Folks, that’s only two weeks away. And while much has been written about “tapering,” most people think it’s just a matter of cutting down the last few days before

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